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FDA Warns: Don't 3-D Print Your Unborn Fetus!

Mar 6
There may be no greater thrill than seeing your baby for the first time. Improving technology is giving expecting mothers a much sharper view of the fetus, but as images get clearer, more women are going for a potentially dangerous option.

Reports of Apple Pay Fraud Linked to Identity Theft

Mar 6
Apple's new mobile payment system, Apple Pay, is under threat from criminals. Banks report rampant fraud linked to the 5-month-old service used by millions of Americans to make purchases. New Yorker magazine's digital expert Nicholas Thompson discusses.

Automakers Vow Not to Give up on Weak-Selling Electrics

By David McHugh, Greg Keller | Mar 6
Top automakers are vowing not to give up on weak-selling electric vehicles - even as they unveil an array of powerful luxury cars with conventional engines aimed at a growing global market.

Head of the Class: Hospitality and Tech Companies Score Big on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

By Jill Gleeson | Mar 6
EDGE profiles top technology companies that scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2015 Corporate Equality Index.

Massive Tax Scam: Thieves Posing as IRS Agents

Mar 5
There's a new alert about a massive scam involving criminals posing as IRS agents. The people behind the scam are calling at least 10,000 Americans every week, and federal investigators say they are absolutely ruthless.

Samsung's New Mobile Pay: Here's What's We Know

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 4
Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced they will come with mobile-pay capabilities.

Visa, MasterCard Moving into Mobile Pay in Africa

By Ken Sweet | Mar 4
Americans may just be getting used to mobile pay, but consumers in many African countries have been paying with their phones for years. Now payment processors Visa and MasterCard want to get a slice of that market.

The Special Art of Sound Effects

Mar 4
Marko Costanzo is what is called a Foley artist - someone who reproduces sounds for movies and television that microphones barely pick up when they're recording dialogue.

Samsung Ditches Design, Adds Mobile Pay to New Phone

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 3
Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.

Smartphones Could Tell Consumers What's In Food

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Mar 3
In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smartphone.

Google Selling Wireless Plans to Get More People Online

By Joseph Wilson, Michael Liedtke | Mar 3
Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider? Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it's shaking up the telecom world to do it.

Will Apple "Spring Forward" with Smart Watch

Mar 3
Apple announced it will release new details about its smart watch in an upcoming event dubbed "spring."

Viral Vids: Stunt Driver Pranks Her Online Dates

Mar 2
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a dog that lets himself in a car, a teen achieving his dunking dream and five years of stunning sun images. Plus, a Ford Mustang speed dating prank.

How to Find Out if a Used Car has an Unrepaired Recall

Feb 28
About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed. No matter the problem, if you're shopping for a used car, you want to make sure a recalled part has been repaired. Here's how to protect yourself.

Regulators OK 'Net Neutrality' Rules for Internet Providers

By Anne Flaherty | Feb 27
Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.

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